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    10 top things to do in Sham Shui Po, Hong Kong
    Sham Shui Po, Hong Kong's kaleidoscopic shopping and eating district, can be overwhelming – which is why we created this best-things-to-do list for your visit
    Kung Wo Beancurd Factory, Sham Shui Po. Credit: Stephanie Teng
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    Gallery in Sham Shui Po. Credit: Stephanie Teng

    Credit: Stephanie Teng

    Gallery in Sham Shui Po. Credit: Stephanie Teng

    Credit: Stephanie Teng

    1. Help the neighbourhood at SoCO

    The Society for Community Organisation’s gallery and workshop space on Yu Chau Street is a place where you can learn about Sham Shui Po’s most vulnerable – while also giving them a helping hand. soco.org.hk

    2. Visit the Jockey Club Creative Arts Centre

    Art studios, performance spaces, galleries, a dumpling house and a coffee roaster make this an entertaining creative destination. jccac.org.hk

    Gallery in Sham Shui Po. Credit: Stephanie Teng

    Credit: Stephanie Teng

    3. Be creative on Tai Nan Street

    Polyvalent space Form Society bring together workshops, exhibitions, books and coffee, fuelling the neighbourhood’s new creative scene. facebook.com/formsocietyhk

     

    4. Soak in some street art

    The 2016 edition of HK Walls brought local and international street artists to Sham Shui Po, and their colourful murals still adorn the neighbourhood’s shutters and façades. hkwalls.org

     

    Bound in Sham Shui Po. Credit: Stephanie Teng

    Credit: Stephanie Teng

    5. Grab a drink with local musicians at Bound by Hillywood

    With local craft beer, cocktails and a stylish pastel-hued space, Bound has become Sham Shui Po’s most fashionable watering hole. https://www.facebook.com/boundkowloon/

     

    6. Find your treasure at the flea market

    From day until night, the blocks between Pei Ho and Kweilin streets are buzzing with commercial activity. From electronics to vintage jewellery, you’ll find it all here.

    YHA Mei Ho House youth Hostel, Sham Shui Po. Credit: Stephanie Teng

    Credit: Stephanie Teng

    7. Delve into history at Mei Ho House

    One of Hong Kong’s oldest public housing blocks has been preserved and converted into a hostel, café and museum, with a fascinating exhibition on the area’s history. yha.org.hk

     

    8. Delve into Hong Kong’s largest vinyl collection

    Paul Au is a legend among Hong Kong DJs thanks to his collection of more than 400,000 vinyl records. Flat D, 5/F, Wai Hong Building, 239 Cheung Sha Wan Road. Call +852 9841 7136 for an appointment.

    The Kung Wo Beancurd Factory. Credit: Stephanie Teng

    Credit: Stephanie Teng

    9. Feast on fresh tofu

    The Kung Wo Beancurd Factory is a neighbourhood landmark, serving up delightfully fresh tofu in a variety of sweet and savoury dishes. 118 Pei Ho Street, +852 2386 6871.

     

    10. Upgrade your luggage

    Hong Kong-based luggage brand Doughnut makes some of the city’s most fashionable backpacks, overnight bags and suitcases – and its showroom is in Sham Shui Po. doughnutofficial.com

     

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    Country / Region
    Hong Kong SAR
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    Cantonese, English
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    Time zone
    GMT +08:00
    Climate
    Subtropical
    Country / Region
    Hong Kong SAR
    Time zone
    GMT +08:00
    Currency
    HKD
    Airport code
    HKG
    Language
    Cantonese, English
    Climate
    Subtropical
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